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Box 7

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences , 1865-12-05 - 1865-12-09

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1865-12-05 - 1865-12-09

William A. Obenchain to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-05

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview Captain William A. Obenchain, an alumnus of Virginia Military Institute and Confederate veteran, wrote to Lee asking for a letter of recommendation.
Dates: 1865-12-05

Alwyn Jameson to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-06

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview Alwyn Jameson wrote to Robert E. Lee to inform him that he will be entering Washington College the following February.
Dates: 1865-12-06

N. S. McCready & Co to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-06

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview N.S. McCready & Co. wrote to Robert E. Lee to inform him that they had just shipped two packages containing the remnants of his baggage that had been taken by Marshall Murray.
Dates: 1865-12-06

Anna Maria (Goldsborough) Fitzhugh to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-07

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1865-12-07

Richard Sterling to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-07

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview “The Life of General Jackson” (The Life and Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson) had recently been completed by Robert Lewis Dabney. Lee and others had been reviewing the manuscript before publication. Richard Sterling wrote to inform Lee that the manuscript did not give Jackson’s birthdate.
Dates: 1865-12-07

Charles H. Dimmock to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-08

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview Charles H. Dimmock, Confederate Veteran and engineer responsible for the Dimmock Line fortifications around Petersburg among other things, wrote to Lee to tell him of the pride and joy he felt from receiving a letter from him recently.
Dates: 1865-12-08

Washington College Circular request from A. C. Collier, 1865-12-08

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information.
Dates: 1865-12-08

Washington College Circular Request from D. E. Johnston and A. A. Chapman, 1865-12-08

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information. The two boys wrote together from Pearisburg, Va.
Dates: 1865-12-08

A. S. Barnes & Company to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-09

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 22
Overview A.S. Barnes and Company publishes “school readers” which they are currently updating. They request an article of “appropriate character” of Robert E. Lee to include in the new edition.
Dates: 1865-12-09